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Empire of Liberty A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815

ISBN-10: 0195039149

ISBN-13: 9780195039146

Edition: 2009

Authors: Gordon S. Wood

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.30" long x 2.40" tall
Weight: 3.454

History professor and award-winning author Gordon S. Wood was born in Concord, Massachusetts on November 27, 1933. After graduating in 1955 from Tufts University he served in the US Air Force in Japan and earned his master's degree from Harvard University. In 1964, Wood earned his Ph. D. in history from Harvard, and he taught there, as well as at the College of William and Mary and the University of Michigan, before joining the Brown University faculty in 1969. Wood has published a number of articles and books, including The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970, and The Radicalism of the American Revolution, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize in 1993. He has won many other awards in the past five decades from organizations such as the American Historical Association, the New York Historical Society, and the Fraunces Tavern Museum. Wood is a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. In 2014, his book, The American Revolution: A History, was on the New York Times bestseller list.

List of Maps
Editor's Introduction
Abbreviations Used in Citations
Introduction: Rip Van Winkle's America
Experiment in Republicanism
A Monarchical Republic
The Federalist Program
The Emergence of the Jeffersonian Republican Party
The French Revolution in America
John Adams and the Few and the Many
The Crisis of 1798-1799
The Jeffersonian Revolution of 1800
Republican Society
The Jeffersonian West
Law and an Independent Judiciary
Chief Justice John Marshall and the Origins of Judicial Review
Republican Reforms
Between Slavery and Freedom
The Rising Glory of America
Republican Religion
Republican Diplomacy
he War of 1812
A World Within Themselves
Bibliographical Essay
Index